Friday, January 29, 2010

Sody with Zombie

Sody Pop
MANY ARTICLES ON COLOR THEORY FEATURING MY COLOR HEROES


The Art and Flair of Mary Blair
MARY BLAIR BOOKS

Icon: A Retrospective by the Grand Master of Fantastic Art

19 comments:

Waqas Malik said...

oh no, that zombie bit off sody's butt, ouch :'(

Andy J. Latham said...

Hi John, this is nothing to do with this post, but I didn't know how else to reach you. I spent a while yesterday having a go at some inking and wondered if you would be kind enough to offer any criticism of it.

Thanks a lot :)

Andy

Shawn Dickinson said...

These are great! The one with Sody and the zombie is my new favorite John picture!

HemlockMan said...

Frazetta certainly knew the power and use of effective colors.

Sody with a zombie. Very hip!

Chuey said...

I love the Zombie drawing. What do you use for the coloring?? Prisma Markers??

JohnK said...

I mostly use Chartpak, but it's all an excuse for not being able to paint.
That's why I put up links to articles about real painters and colorists.

Donnie said...

I Love Mary Blair. Have you read South of the Border with Disney? It talks about how that trip brought out that Mary Blair style in her. Before that they just considered her so-so.

RooniMan said...

Wow, I didn't know zombies liked eating asses as well as brains.

glamaFez said...

Your zombie is first one I've seen in 25 years that doesn't bore the crap right out of me.

thomas said...

If she's got bitten by a zombie, that means she's a zombie... Sody Zombie... Jimmie would still like her.

It would be a little bit like Twilght.

KennethJ said...

Is that zombie sporting a chub?

Oliver_A said...

A much needed feast for the eyes after a near-toxic dose of 80's vermin.

But beware the women's right activists... Especially the male ones! ;)

Cubits said...

When i was a young kid, i used to look forward to doctor's visits purely for their collection of golden books.

People say they enjoyed 80's cartoons because they didn't understand visual principles as kids, but that's a lie. A concept of what is beautiful and "right" is inherent within us, and is universal. Obviously, the people who made Scooby Doo knew this, and secretly hated themselves.

I need to buy this Blair book, i have always been in awe of her work. It's a level of artistry i know i could never reach, i can't comprehend the genesis of such an amazing style (where do you start?!). That i can still remember actual pages of those books, 20 years on, is testament to that.

Do you think Amazon would ship to Australia? I've never dealt with them, but I can imagine it would be difficult to source here.

Benjamin Anders said...

Oh man, these are great!

I love the Mary Blair book. I just bought it this past week. It's a very good book, I just wish the paintings in it were bigger.

Jeff Read said...

No!

Not Sody's exquisitely formed ass! That's a cartoon national treasure!

Mr. Semaj said...

Zombies know no mercy. :(

SpenkCartoons said...

holy crap! that zombie just bit off sody pops ass! :OOOOOO

Waqas Malik said...

@SpenkCartoons my thoughts exactly!

fandumb said...

REN: Don't tell me I sound like THIS guy!

In Germany, Ren, yes you do!